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El Tapatio

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550 Eden Cir, Bear, DE 19701-4305
+1 302-836-6477
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great food, the restaurant is clean, waitresses are friendly the food is nice an hot when it's served.

Thank arcia D
New Castle, Delaware
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369 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I recently visited the El Tapatio restaurant in Bear, DE for the first time. When I walked in I noticed how colorful and festive this place was. The waitstaff were very prompt and friendly. Our entrees were served hot and they tasted delicious. This is becoming my favorite Mexican restaurant after one visit.

Thank Curt K
Thousand Oaks, California
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Very good Mexican food. We both had combo plates. Served Pipping hot and quickly.The only thing that disappointed us that we wanted shredded beef. The serve regular hamburger meat. Deffently would recommend.

Thank BlackRoseCher
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my best friend last night and I must say the food was delicious. I tried the pollo jalisco which is chicken breast with chorizo pineapple, jalapeños and cheese. The food was very flavorful and came out in a timely manner. The restaurant was really quiet so if you're looking to escape the loud restaurants and... More 

Thank Travellover302
Newark, Delaware
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Love to visit especially on Fridays. A mariachi band plays and it adds a real authentic sound to this happy restaurant. Love the food and Margaritas. Definitely a family place. So glad it is close to where we live in Bear

Thank Paulinevee
Bear, Delaware
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

As far as Mexican food goes this is as close to authentic as it gets for a very reasonable price. The atmosphere is inviting and very colorful. The chairs are all painted and designed I would think in Mexico. I have not seen anything like them anywhere else. The drinks are perfect and you will not be disappointed by the... More 

Thank Ultimategreek
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291 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

My husband and I chose this restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews - as usual, the reviews were spot on. Our first impression was that the restaurant was very upbeat and colorful because the decor was just so vibrant and fun. We were seated immediately and our server quickly arrived to take our drink orders and to bring us a basket... More 

Thank Borioles97
Bear, Delaware
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130 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Just went here tonight with the family. We haven't had real Mexican food in quite awhile, so decided to head here for dinner. Place was crowded and after getting our food we were able to see why. Food was great. My youngest got the kid's cheese quesadilla, which had plenty of cheese. My older son got the Combination Enchiladas, you... More 

Thank Msbarnett72
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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317 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this place for lunch while we were on a road trip. We love Mexican food. And we have a very demanding taste. Though we are from Puerto Rico, we have travelled all over Mexico. We can distinguish good from bad. Found it wonderful. The dining room is beautiful. They have a very broad menu. Lots of choices.... More 

Thank golflover26
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is a hidden gem. Great food, nice staff who provided good service. The food was very tasty, served hot, and portion size was perfect.

Thank QAnnBan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Eden Cir, Bear, DE 19701-4305
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bear
  • Phone Number: +1 302-836-6477

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?